Features

Personal Trainer Certification
A look at the current status of accreditation, certification and licensure.
Get Up To Speed With Group
Personal trainers who lead small groups and boot camps refine their skills by taking cues from the group fitness realm.
The 2009 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conferenceā„¢: Renew Your Vision
Get all the “big conference” benefits in a condensed, intimate and powerful weekend.

Personal Training

Education-Based Fitness
Personal Trainer Profile: Bill Sonnemaker’s emphasis on science and education is a catalyst for success.
The Three Metabolic Energy Systems
Personal Training 101: How you get energy; how you use it.
Game On!
Ex Rx: How to incorporate video games into a client’s workout.
Tricks Of The Trade
As a personal trainer, do you teach group boot camp classes? Why?

Nutrition

Food For Thought
The latest in nutrition news and science.
Unconventional Cooking Oils
Nutrition: Replace some of the conventional oils in your pantry with some of these unusual varieties.

Group Exercise

Concentrate And Connect
Ebb: Use this mind-body cool-down in your class.
Sample Class:Roll With It, Baby!
Class Take-Out: Use the foam roller in creative, progressive ways for a full class.
Electric Exercises
Buzz: Be motivated by what others are doing to jazz up their schedules.
Collective Corrections
Learn how to integrate corrective exercise into group fitness classes.

In Every Issue

Warm-Up From Certification To Exergaming
Making News
Recovery In Training: The Essential Ingredient
Research: Understand it; plan for it.
Exercise For People With Paralysis
Inspire the World to FitnessĀ®: Daniel Ball, MSc, and trainers at Pushing Boundaries help clients recapture lost physical function.
Fitness Handout Use Interval Training To Slow Aging
The Philippine Perspective
World Beat: Aspects of Philippine culture are displayed as talented dancers show off different dances to visitors.

Mind-Body-Spirit

Mind-Body-Spirit News
Wellness news and research from around the world.
Pilates Workout: The Magic Circle
Inner IDEA: Coming “full circle” with Pilates programming.